Briefs

EHS Class of 1943

plans reunion luncheon

ESCANABA – The Escanaba Class of the 1943 will be holding a 71-year reunion luncheon celebration at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the Stonehouse.

Call Bernadette Verhamme at 474-9970 for reservations.

Women’s Health

Clinic offers screenings

ESCANABA – Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties now has appointments available to women in need of breast and pelvic exams, the Pap test, and mammograms.

Upcoming clinics will be held July 18 and 23 in Escanaba.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) screening services are free of charge through the BCCCP. To be eligible, women must be ages 40-64, meet income guidelines, and have no health insurance or be underinsured.

WISEWOMAN services include screening for cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose. Lifestyle counseling is also available.

The Women’s Health Clinic also offers these services for clients age 40 to 64. These women will have their insurance or Medicaid billed for these services.

To make an appointment and determine eligibility call 786-4111 in Escanaba or (906) 863-4451 in Menominee.

Music Mondays in

Ludington Park

ESCANABA – The second concert in the City of Escanaba’s “Music Mondays” series will feature “Madison Avenue,” a premier variety band from Escanaba that is complete with a horn section.

The concert will be held in the Karas Bandshell in Escanaba’s Ludington Park from 79 p.m.

A 50/50 raffle will be held to benefit the Delta County Cancer Alliance. All bands are sponsored by “Blues for a Cause.”

Annual Stamp and Coin

Show Saturday at Bay

ESCANABA – The Bay de Noc Stamp and Coin Club will hold its 14th Annual Stamp and Coin Show on Saturday, July 12. The show will be held at Bay College in rooms 952-962 of the Heirman Building. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dealers from Upper Michigan and Wisconsin will be on hand to buy and sell stamps and coins. Dealers or individuals who want to try their hand at selling may participate for a $10 fee to defray the cost of lunch.

The Bay de Noc Stamp and Coin Club meets on the second Monday of each month at Bay College in the Heirman Building at 6:30 p.m. The club has no dues and is a non-profit organization. Meeting consist of a short business meeting, a stamp auction, and rummaging through the club’s penny boxes (stamps are 3 cents each). The penny boxes and unsold auction lots will be available at the show.

Delta Challenge

Chess Tourney winners

ESCANABA – A strong field of chess players from several states dueled for three timed rounds at the Delta Challenge Chess Tournament held at the Escanaba High School in late June.

Former Escanaba High School standout, Jim Sawaski, won first place with a perfect score of 3 wins. Three other Michigan players, Robert Bergman, Robert John and Richard Smith II, tied for second with 2 wins each. Tying for third with 1.5 points were Glen Schmiege and Jeff Meyer. Meyer is also a former Escanaba Chess Team star. He now resides in Egan, Minn.

Legion service officer

comes to Rapid River

RAPID RIVER – American Legion Service Officer Pat Kline will be at the Rapid River American Legion Post 301 on Monday, July 14, from 1 p.m. to ?

For more information, contact Post 301 Service Officer Jerry Rowe at 474-6712.

Post 71 to host

Sunday breakfast

GLADSTONE – American Legion Post 71 of Gladstone will host its monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on Sunday, July 20. Serving will be from 9 a.m. to noon. Menu includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, toast, juice, and coffee.

Cost is $7 per adult and $3 for children under 10 years old.